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know the identity the third victim killed in the blast, 23-year-old lingzi lu. 29-year-old krystle campbell and richard martin were killed. >> reporter: good morning, richard. let's talk about the investigation first. the authorities have been vesting photographs, images from anybody in the public. it appears that is now paying off, perhaps the most successful images coming from a security camera at lord & taylor across the street from the finish line. but those images show what appears to be somebody taking duffel bags and placing them at the spot where the bomb exploded. so there's a major focus of attention on those pictures trying to analyze them to see if they can then lead to who may indeed be a suspect. meantime, as you mentioned the president will be making a visit here to boston for an interfaith memorial service. the president will be joined here by so many bostonians. of course, one of the concerns, security has, because it's another large gathering if somebody would have tried to do something. they've told folks if they're gathering, they may not bring bags, backpacks.
student lingzu dislu and krystle campbell, who went to the marathon to cheer for her friend. >> she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. i can't believe this has happened. she's such a happy worker at everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >>> as boston comes to grips with monday's tragedy, the newtown families are dealing with an unexpected blow as the senate prepares for key blows today on background checks. joe manchin tells nbc news he doesn't have the votes. >> we have over 90% of the senate democrats that will vote affirmative. if we just had 20% of our republican colleagues, that's not a heavy ask, not a heavy lift. in west virginia, gun show background and criminal checks for gun shows, 83% of west virginiaens support it in one of toughest gun culture in the country. 86% across the board. >>> but they can't get to 60. good day on "andrea mitchell reports" in washington. as the fbi is learning more about the bombs used, capitol hill is now on alert. suspicious letters are being tested. they're targeting senators, and we have learned president
: second fatality, krystle campbell, from a suburb north of boston, 29 years old. she was on boylston street when the explosions went off. >> what type of daughter was she, ma'am? >> she was the past best. i couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> krystle would have turned 30 on may 3rd. the third victim, a chinese national and graduate student at boston university, studying statistics. the injured continue to recover and tell their stories. anderson cooper spoke exclusives to ron in his hospital room. >> were you knocked to the grown? >> i wasn't knocked to the ground. i absolutely knew i was hit sw something. the pain that shot through my leg was incredible. >> reporter: meanwhile, across the country, tributes to remember those lost, with the red sox playing in cleveland, the indians held a moment of silence for the bombing victims, and the new york yankees put their rivalry aside tuesday night, to pay their respects. posting this message on the yankee stadium marquee, united we stand and playing the fenway park favorite "sweet caroline" in the bronx. ♪ sweet caroline bum, bum, bum
richard, 29-year-old krystle campbell and lu lengzi. this is a live look inside the cathedral of the holy cross, the great cathedral after the end of the civil war. first lady michelle obama is with the president. what you're hearing now is the cellist yo yo ma. massachusetts governor devall patrick is alongside the president and first lady, former governor mitt romney is also attending. as boston begins its healing process, another tragedy is unfolding in texas. last night a fertilizer plant exploded in the town called west, 20 miles north of waco. volunteer firemen had been trying to put out the fire when a blast leveled 50 to 75 homes and other buildings, registered as more than a 2.1 earthquake. rescue workers are only now assessing the devastation in the daylight. the president is expected to ea boston in a few moments. first norah o'donnell, co-anchor of "cbs this morning" is joining me. norah, you've been talking to the white house. what have they told you? >> even as the president was on his way flying to boston, he was on the phone to texas dealing with this other tragedy that ha
collier and krystle campbell. the dozens of injured spectators. the long and agonizing process of healing has just begun. the city and country are beginning to recover. the cheering crowds at yesterday's red sox games were a visceral symbol that boston was back. in fact, boston didn't stay down long after the initial bombings. before the events of the week's end, many in boston, across the country had returned to business as usual with a defiant resilience in the face of violence whose source at that point was still unknown. but then on thursday, the terror returned. the late-night shootout and unprecedented lockdown of an area. the mill tarization of streets. it ripped the scab off the fresh wound. if we weren't terrified before, suddenly we were. the spontaneous cheers of residents upon the capture of the suspect showed the almost giddy relief that it was all over so soon. but even as we cheer in relief, it's worth remembering that we are a nation that has responded to collective terror by compromising our own civil liberties, by pursuing preemptive violence and by assuming that entire
. and martin richard, lu lingzi, krystle campbell, sean collier, sean, the police officer killed wednesday night. >>> and at the association b dinner, the president unveilaled his second term agenda. >> a quick preview of the secret agenda you can expect in a second obama administration. in first term i sang al green. in my second term, i'm going with yung jeezy. >> weez s'll see what he does. conan o'brien, the listed funny man. president obama will get a few laughs as well and i will be live from d.c. next weekend, next saturday night, for the play-by-play of the white house correspondents dinner. >>> major flooding in the midwest. dozens of rivers overnid. the mississippi risen ten feet in 36 hours. live to illinois. >>> and old the older tsarnaev brother spent his time. you're watching msnbc, the pla is for politics. >>> family to me is the most important thing. >> when me and my family get together, it's absolute chaos. clusters of pustules, pimples. the soreness was excruciating. it was impossible to even think about dancing. when you're dancing, your partner is holding you. so, his
. for millions of us, what happened on monday is personal. it's personal. today our prayers are with the campbell family of medford. they're here today. their daughter krystle was always smiling. those who knew her said that with her red hair and her freckles and her ever eager willingness to speak her mind, she was beautiful, sometimes she'd be a little noisy, and everybody loved her for it. she would have turned 30 next month. as her mother said through her tears, this doesn't make any sense. our prayers are with the lu family of china who sent their daughter to bu so she could experience all this city has to offer. she was a 23 year old student, far from home. and in her heartache of her family and friends on both sides of the ocean are reminded of the humanity that we all share. ouprayers are with the richard family of dorchester. to denise, and their young daughter jane as they fight to recover. and our hearts for 8 year old martin with his big smile and bright eyes. his last hours were as perfect as an 8 year old boy could hope for, with his family, eating ice cream at a sporting event. and
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